Anaheim University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program is comprised of 60 graduate credit hours beyond a completed MBA. The DBA program consists of 9 foundation courses in business administration and research, a qualifying exam which the student must pass at the end of the first year of study, 4 courses in the student’s chosen area of concentration, 2 elective courses, a comprehensive exam which the student must pass in order to advance to the dissertation phase, and a dissertation. Each course in the DBA program is three credit hours, with the exception of the final dissertation writing course.

Curriculum for the DBA with a concentration in Management:

Foundational Courses :

DBA 602 Intellectual Property  
DBA 605 International and Multinational Marketing  
DBA 615 Leadership in Global and Multicultural Organizations  
DBA 617 International Supply Chain Management  
DBA 625 Applied Research Methods - Qualitative & Quantitative  
DBA 627 Business Analytics  
DBA 629 Global Strategy & Innovation Management  
DBA 635 Transforming Systems through Adaptive Leadership  
DBA 645 Academic Research and Writing  

 

Management Core Courses :

DBA 613 Organizational Development and Change Management  
DBA 623 Human Resource Management Science  
DBA 633 Ethics in Business and Management  
DBA 640 International Business Law and Practice  

 

Elective Courses (Choose 1 in each of 2 of the other 3 concentrations):

International Business courses:
DBA 610 International Financial Management  
DBA 633 Ethics in Business Management  
DBA 640 International Business Law and Practice  
DBA 710 Seminar in International Business  
Sustainable Management courses:
DBA 611 Sustainable Lifecycle Management  
DBA 621 Sustainable Project Management  
DBA 651 Sustainable Accounting Management  
DBA 711 Seminar in Global Business Sustainability  
Entrepreneurship courses:
DBA 612 Creative Entrepreneurship  
DBA 613 Organizational Development and Change Management  
DBA 622 Entrepreneurial Funding  
DBA 632 Social Entrepreneurship  

 

Doctoral Dissertation Studies Courses :

DBA 820 Writing the Doctoral Dissertation Proposal  
DBA 850 Doctoral Dissertation Completion  

The Online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) through Anaheim University’s Akio Morita School of Business allows working professionals to obtain a DBA degree while working full time no matter where they reside. Experience the following AU advantages:

 

Benefits

  • Enjoy a highly interactive online program as you connect with your professor and classmates in two 90-minute live online webcam seminars per course and daily discussion forum
  • Learn from expert guest speakers and highly-qualified professors, who hold doctoral degrees and have extensive experience in various fields of business
  • Receive the Doctor of Business Administration degree through the flexibility of online learning
  • Network with individuals from around the world, providing a rich and culturally diverse environment in which to study.
  • Earn your Doctoral degree in approximately 3 years while working full-time

 

Features:

  • 9 foundation courses + 4 courses in chosen area of concentration + 2 elective courses + Dissertation
  • Accelerated learning – courses are six weeks long
  • Live online webcam seminars twice during each course
  • New terms begin every 6 weeks
  • Complete a dissertation that explores an existing issue and provides the opportunity to display mastery of the theory and concepts covered in your course of study
  • Total duration = Approximately 3 years

Anaheim University MBA students and graduates are speaking the Global Business Language of multinational companies:

3M Enterprise Florida National Basketball Association (NBA)
Accenture Ericsson Nissan
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Exxon Mobil Nokia Siemens
Agfa-Gevaert Fidelity Investments Nokia Technologies
All Nippon Airways (ANA) Fujitsu Nomura Research Institute
Asahi Newspaper Fujitsu Semiconductor Nomura Securities
Audi GE Consumer Finance Novartis Pharma
Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) GE Healthcare Oracle
Bank of Japan Goldman Sachs Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Barclay’s Investment Bank Hewlett-Packard Pearson Publishing
Bayer Medical Hitachi Pioneer Corporation
BearingPoint HMV Quintiles
Beckman Coulter Hokkaido Prefectural Government Rakuten
Bosch Rexroth Corporation Honda Electron Recruit
British Airways Hyatt Hotels Samsung Electronics
British Telecom IBM Sanofi Aventis
Canon Intel SAP
Cisco Systems KDDI Schlumberger
Citigroup Kirin Brewery Company Seiko Epson
City of Atlanta Kubota Corporation Shinsei Bank
Cox Communications Kyocera-Maruzen Siemens Healthcare
Daiichi Sankyo LaCoste & Aigle Japan SMBC Trust Bank
DB Schenker Lenovo Southern California Edison
Dell Macmillan Publishing Sony
Deutsche Bank Marubeni Sony Mobile Communications
Deutsche Securities McDonald's Stahl Thyssenkrupp
Dow Chemical Mercedes Benz Finance Sumitomo Corporation
Dow Jones Intl. Merrill Lynch ThermoFisher Scientific
Dun & Bradstreet Michelin Toyota
EDS Microsoft UBS
Embassy of Australia Mitsubishi Electric Unisys
Embassy of Canada Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Volkswagen Investment Co.
Embassy of Haiti Mitsui Chemicals Water Corporation
Embassy of the Philippines Morgan Stanley Zurich Insurance Company
Embassy of Zimbabwe

 

Objectives

Upon completion of the DBA program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret organizations operating in an increasingly global, diverse and technological environment.
  • Develop the leadership principles, theories, and skills required to enhance organizational performance.
  • Apply the concepts of ethical and sustainable leadership to manage change and optimize organizational performance.
  • Implement professional research studies and analysis to address practical business issues.
  • Analyze organizational structures to assist in improving organizational performance.
  • Devise appropriate strategies for ongoing professional development and implementation of these strategies upon successful completion of the DBA..